Adults

The Strategy behind Balance: Live Intentionally

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Creating and preserving balance in real life requires tremendous skill. Few things in my life command the discipline and forethought as does the need to maintain balance. Today’s woman must live intentionally, strategically planning how she invests her time—even in small increments.

Focus on the What, Why and How of WMU

When people in your church hear the name WMU, what springs to their minds? Is it little old ladies gathering to pray once a month?

Or maybe they don’t really know what those women do at WMU meetings.

Working with Refugees, Stage 3: Connect with People

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The third stage of beginning work with refugees focuses on connecting with people. Connections include the gatekeeper, the activist, and the caretaker of the refugees.

Showing Unconditional Love in Difficult Circumstances

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“God loves us unconditionally and wants us to love others unconditionally,” said missionary Mark Busby, who has been planting churches in Tokyo, Japan, for 14 years.

But he and his wife, Mie, can attest that showing unconditional love in difficult circumstances is a challenge.

Be Prepared for Disaster Out on the Highways and Byways of Life

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Do you travel much? Or do you live in an area prone to hurricanes? Or maybe you live where flooding can occur within hours.

Missionary Spotlight Update: Barry and Amy Rager

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Barry and Amy Rager, church planters at New Circle Church in Indianapolis, Indiana, give praise that their worship center has now been purchased by the church, and they are beginning the process of making needed repairs. 

The Gospel Shines beyond Christmastime

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Right now, Christmas lights are twinkling. Stars or angels adorn the tops of trees. These holiday symbols point to Christ and serve as natural conversation starters for sharing the gospel. But eventually we store away our manger scenes and holiday décor for next year.

Never Left Alone

woman in winter hat looking up at snow-covered trees

Beginnings are hard. It’s not easy to uproot yourself from one side of the world where it felt as if things just began to get good and return home where nothing is the same anymore.

Working with Refugees, Stage 2 Continued: Set Goals and Objectives for Your Ministry

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If you are organizing a faith-based ministry to help refugees, then you have written your mission statement following God’s leadership. Now depend on Him to help you identify the goals and objectives for this ministry.

Serve Hot Drinks and Pour Your Life into Others

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Christmas is a hectic time of year, but who wouldn’t enjoy the opportunity to sit for a few minutes and sip a cup of hot cocoa or apple cider? Host a Christmas drink booth in your community, and literally pour your life (and God’s unconditional love) into others!

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